High school senior believes his survey data could help improve the community
January 11, 2023
It's an ambitious senior project that doesn't involve building something, volunteering, painting or reading to the sick or elderly. But it could help make Wrangell a better place to live.
Will Ashton, 18, wants to gather the community's thoughts on the economic and social well-being of the town and use the collected data to help borough leaders improve the quality of life.
He hopes to survey as many residents as possible covering the areas of subsistence economy, cash economy and the social fabric. Ashton's ambition is to survey the entire population of the island. "Even if I could get hal...